The phonebook of the Samsung Highlight can store up to 2,000-contacts, including space in each entry for 4 e-mail addresses, 4 phone numbers, 3 IM handles (instant messaging) like Windows Live, AIM, and Yahoo, a birthday, a URL, a nickname, an anniversary and a street address. Plus, the built-in SIM card is also capable of holding an extra 250 names. Other than that, the phone also allows users to organize callers into groups, and assign them with an image and one of 17 (72-chord) polyphonic ringtones.
The additional nitty-gritty of the Samsung Highlight includes: multimedia and text messaging, a vibrate mode, a calendar, a memo pad, a calculator, an alarm clock, a task list, a world clock, a stopwatch, a timer, a speakerphone, a unit and currency converter. Moreover, the phone also offers more advanced options such as USB mass storage, speaker-independent voice commands and dialing, PC syncing, an RSS reader, a file manager, Web-capable POP3 e-mail, support for GPS with Telenav Navigator, full Bluetooth including a stereo profile, a voice memo recorder, and instant messaging. Being a T-Mobile phone, it also offers MyFavs one-touch often contacts application. The handset also boasts of a fast-reacting accelerometer.
Design wise, the Samsung Highlight earns 3.5 out of 5.